News Releases

Media Advisory: 18th Annual Holiday Tech Job Fair Aims to Connect Hawaii’s Leading Tech Companies with Local TalentPosted on December 14, 2017 in NewsHigh Technology Development Corp.
Hawaii Technology Development Corp. — The 18th Annual Holiday Tech Job Fair, presented by the Hawaii Technology Development Corporation, offers the perfect opportunity to discover tech career opportunities at some of Hawaii’s leading companies.
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PISCES Seeks Proposals for Feasibility Study on Basalt Fiber Manufacturing in HawaiiPosted on December 12, 2017 in NewsPacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems
Pacific International Space Center for Exploration Systems — PISCES -- a state-funded aerospace center located in Hilo, Hawaii -- is seeking a qualified firm to conduct a comprehensive market feasibility study. The goal of the research is to determine whether a basalt fiber manufacturing facility in the County of Hawaii will benefit the local economy.
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New Hawaii-Hiroshima Emerging Young Business Leaders Program Highlights Expansion of Sister-State RelationshipPosted on December 5, 2017 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
In honor of the 20th anniversary of the sister-state relationship between Hawaii and Hiroshima, the Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce created a new program in partnership with the Hiroshima Prefecture Government and DBEDT.
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Creative Lab Hawaii Congratulates Amy Bircher on Premiere of Lifetime Original Movie “Delivering Christmas” Airing December 3Posted on November 22, 2017 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT congratulates Creative Lab Hawaii (CLH) Writer’s Immersive Program Fellow Amy Bircher on her work-for-hire screenplay, “Delivering Christmas,” which is set to debut as a TV “mini movie” on Lifetime on Sunday, Dec. 3.
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DBEDT Predicts Stable Economic GrowthPosted on November 22, 2017 in NewsQuarterly Statistical & Economic Report
DBEDT released its fourth quarter 2017 Statistical and Economic Report, which shows that the overall economic condition of Hawaii remains stable into the next few years and economic growth will be steady, around 1.5 percent.
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New Report Highlights Total Value of Air CargoPosted on November 20, 2017 in NewsResearch & Economic Analysis Division
DBEDT released a report analyzing the recent and future trends in the air cargo industry. The report highlights major changes in the air cargo industry in the past 15 years.
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DBEDT Launches 2018 HiSTEP Export Promotion ProgramPosted on November 13, 2017 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
DBEDT announces the launch of the 2018 Hawaii State Trade Expansion Program (HiSTEP).
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DBEDT and Study Hawaii Announces Media and Press Tour on International EducationPosted on November 3, 2017 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
DBEDT and the Study Hawaii Educational Consortium announces a press and media tour of six journalists from Asia, Europe and South America.
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Creative Lab Hawaii Expands Industry Access for Media Entrepreneurs at 2017 American Film MarketPosted on October 24, 2017 in NewsCreative Lab Hawaii
DBEDT's Creative Industries Division continues to grow opportunities for Hawaii’s entrepreneurs, announcing that six fellows of its Creative Lab Hawaii Immersive Program will participate in the 2017 American Film Market.
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DBEDT Announces Calendar of Trade EventsPosted on October 24, 2017 in NewsDept. of Business, Economic Development & Tourism
DBEDT announces its 2018 slate of Hawaii Pavilions at various trade shows in Japan and the mainland.
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